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Weld Kernohan Lecture: Indigenous Perspectives in Western Medicine

  • Theatre B, Tupper Complex 5850 College Street Halifax, NS, B3H 4H7 Canada (map)

KEY NOTE ADDRESS
Dr. Ojistoh Horn: Dr. Horn is a Mohawk from the community of Kahnawake. She attended medical school at the University of British Columbia, then completed McGill's Family Medicine residency program with a fellowship in Maternal and Child Health. Dr. Horn now resides in Kahnawake where she is the only full-time family physician in Akwesasne, single-handedly serving the community of 14,000 people; she also works in Kawehnoke. She works closely with traditional healers and midwives within her community and has been recognized for her medical expertise.

PANELISTS 
Brent Young - Anishinaabe Dalhousie Medical Student (Class of 2019)

Leah Carrier - Blackfoot Registered Nurse, MSc student, Research Coordinator

Dr. Tiffany O’Donnell - Non-Indigenous family physician, Sipeken’katik First Nation Health Centre

Phillipa Pictou - Mi’kmaq, Community Health Director for Pictou Landing First Nation

MODERATOR 
Dr. Andrew Lynk - Chair and Chief Pediatrics: Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre

PRESENTING PARTNERS
The Faculty of Medicines Indigenous Health Program Continuing Professional Development
Indigenous Health Interest Group - Dalhousie
Atlantica Hotel Halifax